Inspirational and Motivational Famous Football Quotes
Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
Show me a good and gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.
If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it. ~Heywood Hale Broun
If my mother put on a helmet and shoulder pads and a uniform that wasn’t the same as the one I was wearing, I’d run over her if she was in my way. And I love my mother.
Most football players are temperamental. That’s 90 percent temper and 10 percent mental. ~Doug Plank
We can’t run. We can’t pass. We can’t stop the run. We can’t stop the pass. We can’t kick. Other than that, we’re just not a very good football team right now.
You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four. ~Dan Birdwell
The reason women don’t play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. ~Erma Bombeck
I start early, and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success!
If you’re mad at your kid, you can either raise him to be a nose tackle or send him out to play on the freeway. It’s about the same. ~Robert Perry Golic (b.1957), www.BobGolic.com
“Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back” – Tony Adams
One of the great disappointments of a football game is that the cheerleaders never seem to get injured. ~New York Tribune
Football doesn’t build character, it reveals character!
American football makes rugby look like a Tupperware party. ~Sue Lawley, 1985
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
The reason women don’t play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public. ~Phyllis Diller
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog!
Baseball is what we were. Football is what we have become. ~Mary McGrory
Football is all very well a good game for rough girls, but not for delicate boys.
The Rose Bowl is the only bowl I’ve ever seen that I didn’t have to clean. ~Erma Bombeck
Academe, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n. (from academe) A modern school where football is taught.
Beer and Rugby are more or less synonymous. ~Chris Laidlaw, 1973
God, as some cynic has said, is always on the side which has the best football coach.
October is not only a beautiful month but marks the precious yet fleeting overlap of hockey, baseball, basketball, and football. ~Jason Love
When somebody tells you nothing is impossible, ask him to dribble a football. ~Author Unknown
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Speed is not your fastest, but your slowest man. No back can run faster than his interference. ~Jock Sutherland
Speed, strength, and the inability to register pain immediately. ~Reggie Williams, when asked his greatest strengths as a football player